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Melissa Torres, is an Associate at Spingarn and is member of the Corporate Unit since year 2018. Melissa has ample experience in the management of corporate processes, as well as those of municipal and transfer of ownership in general. Within her practice, Melissa has handled several successful processes in corporate matters, such as mergers, dissolutions, incorporations, capital increases, company negotiations, and she additionally has experience in tax, labor and immigration matters.
Melissa is in charge of the legal team for processes and implementation of legal strategies, with a staff of 5. These processes are carried out before several public bodies, such as the Superintendency of Companies, the Trade Register, municipalities and regulatory and control bodies.
Before joining Spingarn, Melissa conducted her private practice in the corporate and labor areas for an important firm of Ecuador, where she also acquired work experience in the tax area. Additionally, she was in-house lawyer for a renowned oil company, providing legal and corporate counsel.
Melissa graduated as Lawyer at Universidad de las Américas. She currently is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Law with major in Tax Planning and international taxation at Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Legal advisor in tax matters
Legal advisor in corporate matters
Legal advisor in contractual matters
Legal advisor in administrative and court proceedings
Drafting and development of legal contracts
Legal establishment of companies
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